Category Archives: Cats

Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month at the ARL

June is usually all about honoring our dads and grads, but did you know that it’s also national Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month? If you happened to see us on KCCI a few weeks ago, you know that the Animal Rescue League of … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pet Warm (And In Style) In Winter

It’s that bizarre time of year in Iowa again — one day it’s 45 degrees and sunny, and snow is coming down hard the next. Winter is almost over, but we’re not quite out of the woods yet. In the … Continue reading

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Stop the Sniffles: Tips for Living with Pet Allergies

No matter how much we enjoy spending time with our pets, nothing can ruin it more than dealing with a runny nose, an itchy throat, or watery eyes. But even if you suffer from pet allergies, there are a number … Continue reading

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Fat Cat No More: Helping Your Kitty Lose Weight

Have you noticed there’s a bit more of your cat to love lately? You’re not alone: according to a 2013 survey by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 30% of cats in America are overweight, and 27% are obese. Housecats … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day! DIY Heart Toys

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and since our pets can’t enjoy a dozen roses or a box of chocolates, it’s time to get a little crafty. Show some love for your four-legged friends with this easy (no-sew) DIY heart toy! Courtesy … Continue reading

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Litter-ary Club Meets for the Final Time this Semester

On Tuesday, the Animal Rescue League’s Litter-ary Club had their last biweekly visit of the semester. Litter-ary Club is made up of students from Amos Hiatt Middle School in Des Moines. During visits, the group practices reading reading books out loud … Continue reading

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Top 10 Winter Weather Pet Tips

It’s that time of year again. We can’t keep the snow and freezing temps away, but we can share some simple advice to keep you and your furry ones comfortable during the chilly season. Here are our top 10 winter … Continue reading

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